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Health and Safety Advisor

6095895 | 16 Jul 2024

Sector

Construction

Location

Luton

Type

Permanent

Salary

£44k - 45k per year Vehicle, Fuel Card

Approach Personnel are very proud to be working in partnership with an earthworks contractor who are currently seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to provide effective guidance and support to their site delivery construction team on a number of major earthmoving contracts. The new role which is a regional based role with sites ranging from Southampton to Northampton; this is an integral position of ensuring the successful delivery of the projects.

Job Description:
The role will be to provide effective HSE support and guidance to the site team to ensure a safe working environment without risk to health and continuously promoting a positive safety culture.

The HSE Advisor will ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and environmental management. In so doing, the post holder will be instrumental in achieving the Company’s mission statement in accordance with the Company’s values

Responsibilities:


• Provide effective health, safety and environmental support and guidance to their site team to ensure a safe working environment without risk to health, safety, or harm to the environment.

• Continually promote high standards of health, safety and environmental management and drive continuous improvement.

• Conduct regular HSE site tours and inspections ensuring personnel are working in accordance with the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan and Method Statements and Risk Assessments

• Conduct incident investigations and associated reports.

• Identify and report performance trends.

• Build positive relationships with all levels of the workforce.

• Work in close collaboration with the clients SHE team ensuring set HSE standards and goals are met.

• Conduct ad hoc HSE training.

• Chair regular HSE Meetings

• Conduct Site Inductions

• Closely support the HSE Administrator

• Maintain the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan

• Review and maintain general project HSE documentation.

• Compile and circulate topical toolbox talks and health, safety and environmental alerts

• Produce monthly HSE reports for the Company Health & Safety Manager

• Establish and maintain a team programme of documented health & safety inspections and site tours, ensuring engagement at all levels.

• Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the site delivery team.

• Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

Requirements

Essential:

  • Experience in the delivery of Health & Safety services and will have a background in construction/building industry.
  • Experience on bulk earthworks would be particularly desirable.
  • You will hold a NEBOSH General, Construction Certificate or above qualification and have a strong understanding of the CDM regulations.
  • You will have construction and major civil engineering experience obtained from a previously held site-based role.
  • Experience reviewing site health, safety and environmental documentation.
  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of current Health and Safety Legislation
  • Confident and organised with a positive attitude.
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under constraint.

Desirable:

  • Sound knowledge of current HSE Legislation
  • Operational experience of ensuring compliance with: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001
  • Auditing & Inspection skills
  • Incident investigation and reporting
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship building
  • Computer literate with Microsoft suites and SharePoint
  • Experience in writing and reviewing health, safety and environmental procedures.
  • Experience in conducting basic construction related training
  • Qualifications or accreditations required for the role:
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • IEMA or NEBOSH environmental
  • Valid CSCS card holder
  • Tech Member of IOSH or above/ other professional organisations
  • Full UK driving licence

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Approach Personnel Ltd that is operating as an employment business. We recruit temporary to permanent labour surrounding the UK. If this job isn't suited to your specifications, please contact the number 0115 9003 171 to leave your details, we will then contact you when a job arises which best suits your skills.

Contact

Poppy Carnell

Poppy@approachpersonnel.co.uk
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